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Did someone say parasites?!

I hate them!

  1. FleaFleas
  2. TickTicks
  3. MitesMites
  4. RoundwormRoundworms
  5. LungwormLungworm

Did you know? ‘Parasites’ is a term that describes tiny creatures that can live on or inside your dog, causing harm to your pet and potentially your family. These include fleas, ticks, lungworm and roundworms, all of which are common in dogs.

NexGard Spectra® is a monthly, tasty chew that will protect your dog from these key parasites:

dog parasites


  • Flea


  • ticks


  • Mites



  • Controls

  • Prevents

    Lungworm disease

Also covers

  • Hookworms
  • Whipworm
  • Heartworm
  • Eyeworm

Dogs are at risk of parasites. Some we can see. Some we can’t.

Some can be deadly to your dog and harmful for your family too. Take a look at the risks they pose...

Watch the video to find out more.



Did you know?

Fleas can cause itching and skin disease and are a common, year-round problem1

Find out more about fleas >


Did you know?

Ticks can transmit serious infections (such as Lyme disease), and can be found on 1 in 3 dogs2,3

Find out more about ticks >


Did you know?

Lungworm disease can be deadly and can be picked up by swallowing slugs and snails4

Find out more about lungworm >


Did you know?

Roundworms can be passed from your dog to your family and are associated with major health concerns including asthma, epilepsy, blindness and reduced learning ability5-8

Find out more about roundworms >

Dogs love NexGard Spectra® too

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Fun activities

Music for dogs

A selection of relaxing tunes that may help your dog relax with our Spotify® playlist.

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Music for dogs

Colouring in fun

Keep the kids entertained or take some time for yourself to relax with some colouring therapy. Add your creative touch to these popular pets.

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Colouring in fun

Make their birthday a real treat

Does your dog have a birthday coming up? Why not try making our delicious pet-friendly recipe to celebrate.

Make their birthday a real treat
Make their birthday a real treat

Build the ultimate garden fun run

Under, over, in, out, round and round, jump, climb… dogs love a challenge and you can easily make a fun obstacle course for them. Chairs, boxes, buckets, poles, laundry baskets. What can you think of to build the ultimate fun-run?

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Build the ultimate garden fun run
  • Music for dogs
  • Colouring in fun
  • Make their birthday a real treat
  • Build the ultimate garden fun run

*Caused by otodectes cynotis.
† NexGard Spectra® also covers heartworm, hookworms, whipworm and eyeworm. NexGard Spectra®’s mite indication is for treatment of sarcoptic mange, demodicosis and otodectes cynotis. NexGard Spectra® does not cover tapeworm. Chewable tablets FOR DOGS from 8 weeks of age and weighing at least 2 kg.
†† The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established in breeding males. In breeding males, use only according to the benefit-risk assessment by the responsible veterinarian.


  1. Halos, L. et al. (2014) Flea control failure? Myths and realities. Trends Parasitol. 30(5), 228-233.
  2. Wright, I. (2012) Lyme disease: If you go down to the woods today are you in for a big surprise? Companion Animal. 17(6), 42-44.
  3. Abdullah, S. Helps, C. Tasker, S. et al. Ticks infesting domestic dogs in the UK: a large-scale surveillance programme. Parasites & Vectors. 2016;9:391.
  4. Helm, J. and Morgan, E. (2017) Canine and feline lungworm infections in the UK. In Practice. 39(7), 298-315.
  5. Li, L. et al. (2014) Asthma and toxocariasis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 113(2), 187-192.
  6. Quattrocchi, G. et al. (2012) Toxocariasis and epilepsy: systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 6(8), e1775.7.
  7. Walsh, M.G. and Haseeb, M.A. (2012) Reduced cognitive function in children with toxocariasis in a nationally representative sample of the United States. Int J Parasitol. 42(13-14), 1159-1163.
  8. Overgaauw, P.A. and van Knapen, F. (2013) Veterinary and public health aspects of Toxocara spp. Vet Parasitol. 193(4), 398-403.

NexGard Spectra® contains afoxolaner and milbemycin oxime. UK: POM-V IE: POM. Advice should be sought from the prescriber. Further information available in the SPC or from Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health UK Ltd., RG12 8YS, UK. Tel: 01344 746957. Email: NexGard Spectra® is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health France SCS, used under licence. ©2023 Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health UK Ltd. All rights reserved. Date of preparation: October 2023. UI-CAN-0129-2023. Use Medicines Responsibly.